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A high quality normal lens for MFT format-Leica DG Summilux 25mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens

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Tweet Leica Camera AG is one of the most venerable companies in the world of optics and photography. Leica generally names its f/1.4 lenses as “Summilux” (called “Lux” lenses by Leica afi cionados) and this lens follows that naming convention. This lens is the result of the collaboration between an…

A Less Expensive Alternative-AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm F/4G ED VR

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Tweet The AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR is the  rst fullframe Nikon ultra-wide-angle zoom to o er Vibration Reduction (VR II). Introduced in early 2010, it is a less expensive alternative to the Nikon 17-35mm f/2.8 lens. Design and Build Quality The AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm F/4G ED VR…

A Useful Addition-Samsung Galaxy Tab S

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Tweet Smart Photography has been reviewing Smartphones for quite some time, but Tablets have been kept out of our pages since they are too bulky to be a serious photography gadget. Though we haven’t changed our mindset regarding the utility of tabs for photography, we still consider them convenient replacements…

The Budget Wide-angle-Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

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Tweet For someone without deep pockets, a wideangle lens is like sour grapes, with most of them falling beyond the reach of his budget. This is why you should look at the new EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM, a comparatively inexpensive wide-angle option for APS-C type camera bodies. We would…

Superzoom King!-Panasonic Lumix FZ1000

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Tweet Bridge cameras are positioned between point-and-shoot cameras and D-SLRs and as such they are very much in demand for their ease of handling and their usual super-long zoom lenses. Panasonic introduced their muchsought- aft er FZ200 (25-600mm equivalent Leica-designed lens with a fast f/2.8 aperture throughout) somewhere in the…